Charly Lowry is a singer-songwriter from North Carolina with Native American roots from the dark swamps of Robeson County. Charly the songbird, traveled 100 miles away from home and to receive her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel-Hill. As a student at UNC, Charly was a lead singer for Mr. Coffee and the Creamers, a Motown/Soul cover band that performed throughout the Triangle region of NC. Charly’s experience as a lead singer for Mr. Coffee and the Creamers served as a catalyst for her to begin the journey of living as a musician.
For over a decade, Charly has attained regional and national success as both a solo artist and lead singer of spiritual rock and soul band, Dark Water Rising. In addition to performing with Dark Water Rising and The Ulali Project (a reincarnation of the world-famous First Nations female acapello group, Ulali) she often shares the stage with the British funk/soul band, “The New Mastersounds”. In 2004, Charly had the opportunity to compete on the wildly popular television show, American Idol. She ventured through several rounds of auditions to land a Semi-Finalist spot (Top 32).
On Saturday March 31st, Charly will be accompanied by Aaron Locklear playing the drums. Aaron Locklear also plays with Charly in a band called Dark Water Rising.